Impressum Notes on data protection Liability

Notes on data protection:

(date of edition: May 2018)
Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our information. The protection of your personal data during processing through your visit to our website is important to us and we want you to feel safe here.
In the following, we explain what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used.
Name and address of the responsible persons
The responsible persons within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations are the head of the DLR department:
Details see
Name and address of the data protection officer
The responsible data protection officers of DLR are mentioned in the imprint:
Details see

This website is technically and organisationally maintained by the Central Technical Office at DLR Rheinhessen Nahe Hunsr├╝ck.
The editorial responsibility lies with the authors of DLR. The DLR is responsible for processing the collected personal data.

Collection and processing of personal data
When you visit our web pages, the web servers temporarily store the connection data of the requesting computer, the web pages you visit on our website, the date and duration of the visit, the identification data of the browser and operating system type used as well as the web page from which you visit us by default for the purpose of system security. Additional personal information such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address is not collected unless you provide such information voluntarily, e.g. as part of a registration for an event, an order for informational materials, a newsletter, a survey, a competition, for the execution of a contract or an information request.

Use and disclosure of personal data
We use the personal data provided by you exclusively for the purpose of technical administration of the websites and to fulfil your wishes and requirements, i.e. as a rule to prepare events, to process a contract concluded with you or to answer your enquiry.

Your personal data will not be passed on, sold or otherwise transmitted to third parties. We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by law. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data are routinely and according to the legal regulations blocked or deleted.

Use of cookies
On our websites, we generally do not use cookies. Only in exceptional cases so-called session cookies are used, which store technical session control data in the memory of your browser. These data are not personal and will be deleted at the latest when you close your browser. If, in exceptional cases, we also have to store personal data in a cookie, we will obtain your express consent in advance. We would also like to point out that browsers generally have functions for managing cookies.
This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik,, an open source software for statistical evaluation of visitor access. Matomo uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before it is stored. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss and misuse. Your data is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. In certain cases, your personal data is encrypted during transmission using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. This means that communication between your computer and our servers takes place using a approved encryption procedure if your browser supports SSL.If you wish to contact us by e-mail, we point out that the confidentiality of the transmitted information is not guaranteed. The content of emails can be viewed by third parties.

Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or guardians. We do not request personal information from children, do not collect them and do not share them with third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to provide free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data.

If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact us at
Also in the case of requests for information, suggestions or complaints, we will be at your disposal at

Communication via e-mail
Communication via e-mail can have security gaps. For example, e-mails can be intercepted and viewed by experienced Internet users on their way to the administration staff. If we receive an e-mail from you, we assume that we are entitled to reply by e-mail. Otherwise, you must explicitly refer to another form of communication. On request, we are able to encrypt the messages using common encryption standards.

You have the opportunity to register for our newsletter. All we need to register is your e-mail address. We do not share your e-mail address with third parties. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
Use the Link> Service> Newsletter for Registration and deregistration.
Our newsletter does not contain any tracking features (we do not use tracking pixels or individualized links).
If you sign up for our newsletter, we will send a confirmation email to the email address you provided during registration.In this confirmation email, we ask you to confirm the registration by clicking on a confirmation link (so-called double opt-in procedure.) We use this confirmation exclusively to be able to prove that we only send newsletters if they explicitly order from the recipient were).

Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your privacy statement at any time. The revocation of your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent until you revoke it.

Plugins und Tools

Our websites use plugins of the YouTube pages operated by Google. The website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection is established to YouTube's servers. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you havve visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. You can find more information about how we handle user data in YouTube's privacy policy at

Google Maps
Our websites use the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the features of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy retrievability of the places indicated by us on the website.
You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration:

Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.
The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been submitted will inform the complainant of the status and results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy pursuant to Article 78 of the GDPR.
For Rhineland-Palatinate, the supervisory authority is the country commissioner for data protection and freedom of information: